This session will give industry partners, sales staff, and/or managers the information needed to present PaddleSmart safety tips and information to clients, at public demonstrations or include relevant information in sales and recreational paddling support pitches. Who might be interested: People selling or working with watercraft, particularly recreational paddling. People looking to have a free value added component to their sales, working with new boaters, boost professional reputation, business operations, presentations, public events persona, and/or involved with youth / schools.
Graham has worked in the outdoor adventure industry for over twenty years. As the Executive Director for Paddle Canada, he has successfully managed several large federal and provincial government projects in partnership with Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, Parks Canada, Transport Canada Office of Boating Safety and National Search and Rescue Secretariat. The Paddle Canada Board of Directors describe Graham as dedicated, passionate, knowledgeable, accessible, caring, a visionary with a good dose of integrity.
Graham has been a presenter at SARSCENE, Transport Canada’s Standing Committee on Recreational Boating; Rideau Tourism Association Innovation Conference; Canadian Safe Boating Council Symposium; Ontario Camps Association.